Erie, NY County has a humid continental climate with cold and snowy winters and warm and humid summers. Winters in Erie usually consist of temperatures below freezing with average highs in the mid 30's and lows in the 20's. Snowfall accumulates to an average of nearly 95 inches throughout the winter months. Summers are typically warm and humid with temperatures reaching into the 80's on some days. The average precipitation in Erie is around 38 inches per year, making it one of the wettest counties in New York State.
Erie County, New York gets 41 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Erie County averages 92 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 157 sunny days per year in Erie County. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Erie County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 162 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 80 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 41 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 92 inches of snow a year